Cybersecurity commission calls for increased investment and innovation
“In April, President Obama officially formed the The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity to examine the country’s electronic vulnerabilities in the wake of high-profile hacks like that of the Office of Personnel Management in 2015. Today that commission finally wrapped up its duties and delivered a comprehensive report to the President (and the public) identifying areas of weakness and offering concrete steps to improve.
Many of the recommendations are obvious, though getting them fully implemented will certainly be tricky. Setting stringent authentication requirements for all federal employees and contractors, is an admirable goal, but getting all the various agencies and departments inline will be easier said than done. “